News tagged with household products
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A chemical called melamine that's found in some dishware might raise your risk for kidney stones, a small new study suggests.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—At this time of year, most of us are busy planning the holiday experience for families and loved ones. For the kids, it's about the anticipation and the toys.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 ...
Cardiology Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Obese children show greater exposure than nonobese children to a phthalate, a chemical used to soften plastics in some children's toys and many household products, according to a new study, which found that the obesity risk ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- It's easy to think that a poisoning won't happen to you or someone you love, especially if you've taken precautions like locking up your cleaning products and other chemicals.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Tests of more than 200 common household products found that the products contain chemicals that research suggests may be linked to asthma and hormone disruption, researchers report.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A link between chemicals called phthalates and thyroid hormone levels was confirmed by the University of Michigan in the first large-scale and nationally representative study of phthalates and BPA in relation to thyroid function ...
Health Jul 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |